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by watlingman
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pace Star twin jackpot conversion front identified
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Pace

Thank God somebody knows what they're on about !!IDEA!! and yes I've actually got a Pace Fancy Front and they are quite different as you point out!
by watlingman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pace Star twin jackpot conversion front identified
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Pace

The original pictures a bit blurred I can see and just thought the round emblem says fey! I stand to be corrected. 😕
by watlingman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pace Star twin jackpot conversion front identified
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Pace

Yes you're right! Also found it in one of my books!
by watlingman
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Pace Star twin jackpot conversion front identified
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Pace

It's commonly known as a Fancy Front and they did a lot of similar models, some kind of merger with Mills & Pace yours is rare for two reasons - having the Fey emblem, and not sure if this is a modification of sorts, but can't find any with a lock on the front!
by watlingman
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Arade of working models at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard
Replies: 18
Views: 3261

Portsmouth historic dock

Topic moved & merged - Site Admin. Been in Portsmouth this weekend and visited the historic docks to see the victory and Mary rose whilst I was there popped into the souvenir/eatery shop for a coffee on the way to the toilets across the back wall to my amazement are a collection of working bygone m...
by watlingman
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Henry Powell
Replies: 13
Views: 926

Re: Henry Powell

Hi,
Henry Powell's top bloke and he will get back to you just unfortunate if he's had an accident. :!?!:
by watlingman
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Elephant House Auctions
Replies: 1171
Views: 179063

Re: Elephant House Auctions

A touch of auction fever sprinkled with a pinch of I've come this far I'm not going home with nothing!
by watlingman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Unusual 1920s Mills machine
Replies: 22
Views: 2862

Re: Unusual 1920s Mills machine

Yes mills revamp using pace parts
by watlingman
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Questions and Answers
Topic: Unusual 1920s Mills machine
Replies: 22
Views: 2862

Re: Unusual 1920s Mills machine

I have some early mills machines but only one has that top casting with the two extra bars on the reel window!
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by watlingman
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Auction Community
Topic: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19
Replies: 48
Views: 5439

Re: Peter Wilson Sale: 18/07/19

A complete waste of time and effort. Thank god I only live 40 mile away. Left halfway through once I realised there was nothing to be had here. If there was such a place years ago where you could send your machines back under warranty to be replaced then this lot looked like the remnants of a so cal...